Scores

Final

Evansville 70

(2-2, 0-2 away)

Middle Tennessee 82

(3-3, 2-1 home)

    Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

    8:05 PM ET, November 24, 2010

    Murphy Athletic Center, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    EVAN 36 3470
    MTU 30 5282

    Top Performers

    Evansville: C. Ryan 31 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Middle Tennessee: T. Ottley 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Middle Tennessee 82, Evansville 70

    Associated Press

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Rod Emanuel scored all 15 of his points in the second half as Middle Tennessee rallied to defeat Evansville 82-70 on Wednesday night.

    Emanuel went 5 for 9 from the field and 3 for 5 from behind the arc to help the Blue Raiders (3-3) overcome a 36-30 halftime deficit.

    Four other Middle Tennessee players scored in double figures, with Trevor Ottley adding a career-high 14 points, Trevor Charles a career-high 12, Kyle Hunt 11 and Jason Jones 10 for the Blue Raiders.

    Colt Ryan scored 23 points in the first half for the Purple Aces (2-2), but finished with 31, tying his career high.

    Leading 55-54 with 11:15 left, Middle Tennessee then went on a 17-3 run to lead 72-57 with 4:02 to go.

    The Blue Raiders shot 51.9 percent from the field (28 of 54), including 56.3 percent in the second half (18 of 32), but made only 3 of 13 from long range for the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EVAN
    MTU
    Points 70 82
    FG Made-Attempted 25-57 (.439) 28-54 (.519)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-22 (.318) 3-13 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 23-30 (.767)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 15

    2010-11 Season

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